The Vancouver Trolley Company’s Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour (Free Tickets!)

Trolley, Vancouver.


December 9th– 24th, 2011 Join The Vancouver Trolley Company and sing your favourite holiday carols while visiting two of Vancouver’s most spectacular light displays. Festively decorated Trolleys equipped with karaoke machines for your seasonal singing enjoyment will depart from the Vancouver Christmas Market on Hamilton Street (Queen Elizabeth Theatre) at 6:30PM.

Upon pickup, guests will sing their way past the city lights of downtown before arriving at Bright Nights at Stanley Park. After being given some time to walk through the light display and take in Stanley Park’s holiday magic, the tour will continue through local light displays on the way to the second stop of the evening, at VanDusen’s Botanical Garden. Here guests will disembark once again to enjoy the Festival of Lights. The tour will start and end at the Vancouver Christmas Market, and also include 1 day admission to the market.

Bright Nights at Stanley Park is one of the major fundraisers for The BC Professional Fire Fighter’s Burn Fund. All donations collected at this event are donated to help burn survivors and their families. A donation to the Burn Fund is included in each ticket on the Karaoke Christmas Lights Trolley tour. To make an additional donation or for more information please visit

Tickets for the Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour are available online at Each ticket includes admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver Christmas Market (1 day), and donation to the BC Professional Fire Fighter’s Burn Fund.

Ticket Information:
Adult: $38
Seniors and Students: $35
Children: $25
Family (2 adults & 2 children): $110
Rates include HST

We are giving away Two (2) Passes for the Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour. To be eligible, all you have to do is post a comment below. We’ll randomly select a winner at noon on Friday and notify them by email.

Updated December 16th: Congratulations Amara! You are the winner of Two (2) Passes to the Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour. Please check your email for further details. 

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150 Responses to The Vancouver Trolley Company’s Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour (Free Tickets!)

  1. Iva

    This sounds like a lot of fun!!

    • Tanya R.

      I’ve been dying to do this!!!!

    • Lynda Wundele

      Looking for something fun and affordable to do with my grown family of six.
      Winning two tickets would sure be nice to help. This would be perfect.
      Keeping my fingers crossed.

  2. Debs

    Merry Christmas!

  3. Cassie

    Sounds like a ton of fun, I love Van Dusen and go every year. Never been to Bright Nights at Stanley Park, this sounds like a festive way to experience both in one night!

  4. Hayley

    Sounds like fun~!

  5. Anna

    I would love to go with my hubby!

  6. Rose Bitoon

    That’s a good Christmas gift. I hope I win it :)

  7. Denise

    Great way to boost Christmas Spirit :)

  8. Ashley Salvador

    This sounds like an absolute blast! Would love to go.

  9. Kevin

    happy holidays~

  10. alice irwin

    sounds fab – lets all be merry…

  11. Ruby Bissett

    ohhh this sounds so fun! I would love to take my boyfriend :)

  12. Karin


    • Kirsten

      What a lovely Christmas Gift!! This sounds like a lot of fun!!!

  13. Tracey Flattes

    Carols and Karaoke – my 2 fave things!

  14. Jenni

    The tour would be fantastic for my first White Christmas ! Won’t ever happen in Australia…:)

  15. kyle davidson

    Sounds like a fun thing to do !

  16. Stanley

    Ooo! This would be such an awesome thing to do for the Christmas holiday. Would take away all the Christmas shopping stress and bring back the Christmas spirit!

    Epic times!

  17. Robert

    I’ve actually never been on the trolley before and I was born in Vancouver :p

  18. W L

    Merry Christmas!

  19. Mrs. G

    Please pick me!!!
    I would love to go with my hubby!

  20. Mark c

    Ho, Ho, Ho

  21. Victoria

    Oh Christmas Tree!! How fun!

  22. Meg W

    Sounds fun :)

  23. Eric


  24. S g Steele

    I would love to do this tour! Driving around with my Auntie at Xmas checking out the neighbourhood light displays is one of my favourite memories. :)

  25. rossie

    Oh, I’d love to take my mom who’s visiting from BUlgaria and my little 3yrs old daughter on this tour, they’ll have so much fun!

  26. I would so love to take my grandsons to this but can’t afford it being on a dis. pension!! Please pick me!

  27. Nick

    II’d sure love these!

  28. Roxane B.

    Christmas Karaoke!

  29. Tracey Hayman

    What a great prize!!

  30. Kathy

    This seems so fun!

  31. Anthony


  32. sareh

    It would be a great experience …

  33. Tara

    sounds like so much fun!

  34. Jen

    I would LOVE to go! Pick me, pick me!

  35. Carole Taranin

    Oh I would love to win and bring my friend Ingrid who is from China. It would be a great chance for her to sing Christmas Carols and experience Christmas Canada style. “Oh what fun it is to sing in a trolley bus tonight…..”

  36. Leanne

    Ooh I would love to win this! I’d take my 6 year old daughter!

  37. Engelbert

    Merry Christmas!!!

  38. jas ip

    I love van dusen gardens! would love to go!

  39. Alix

    I just moved here from Scotland and am trying to do as many fun Christmas things as possible, this would be great!!! Merry Christmas everyone :D

  40. Ricardo

    This looks fun. We just move here!!!

  41. Sheila Forbes

    Merry Christmas! I love Vancouver’s spirit :)

  42. Flo

    Sounds like fun! My best friend is visiting for the holidays this week and I’d love to take her!

  43. Irene

    This would be a great way to get into the Christmas spirit!

  44. trish

    What a lovely way to add magic to our childrens Christmas. Thanks :D

  45. Angela J.

    My parents are coming for a visit & I’d really enjoy surprising them with an experience like this.

  46. Denisa

    This sounds like so much fun! I’d love to be able to go!

  47. Quan

    What a great way to share some holiday cheer (:

  48. Wesley

    sounds like great xmas fun!

  49. Stacey

    Happy Holidays!!

  50. Brett Kwan

    Ready to unleash my operatic voice.

  51. Tonya

    I would love to do this before christmas. It’s everything i do every year before christmas eve = ) sounds like sooooooooooooooooooooo much fun

  52. Chelsea Gardner

    They pass by my house all the time and I’ve always wanted to hop on!

  53. Terry

    Happy holidays .. Would love to have them

  54. Elena

    Id love to take my daughter with me on this!

  55. tracy

    happy christmas!

  56. Darcy

    This looks so fun!

  57. Oh Joy to the World – I am a good singer so I’ll outsing you if you pick me!

  58. Trolley, trolley, ding, ding! Happy Holidays!

  59. My husband and I would love to go for the trip around vancouver I ve wanted to do so for twenty years every year something would happen but mayby this yEAR wii be different Well heres hoping that I could cross this out on my bucket list. lol MERRY xTMAS TO ALL

  60. Sounds like a fun way to bring out some Christmas Spirit!

  61. Alex

    sounds hilarious!

  62. Judy

    Pick me please!

  63. lisa

    singing fun!

  64. Jennifer

    We will sing loud!

  65. Amara

    This combines two of my favourite things: Karaoke and Christmas! As a starving student I would love to go on this… :)

  66. David

    Would love to experience this magical trip!

  67. Bibi S

    Ooh, this sounds fun!

  68. I like the sounds of this.

  69. YC

    I’d be delighted to win the tickets!!!

  70. Monti

    Was planning on doing Van Dusen, to get the trolley and Stanley Park would be brilliant. My boyfriend is coming to Vancouver for the first time from the Caribbean, how amazing woud this be for him!

  71. Zain V

    Great way to get into the Christmas spirit after a tough few weeks in University!

  72. Cathy

    My husband and I were just saying the other day that we would love to go see the Christmas lights again. How romantic!

  73. Sally Xu

    Merry Christmas!

  74. Winnie

    I’d love to go! Merry Christmas everyone!

  75. Claire

    Oh! How much I would love to win!!

  76. shelly

    yay! christmas fun!

  77. Katie B

    I would love to take my girlfriend for her bday as it always gets overshadowed by Christmas – I think she’d have a great time!

  78. Eileen

    Karaoke + Xmas Carols = FUN!!!

  79. Karen


  80. Lawrence

    A great Christmas tour – would love to win tickets.

  81. Simeon

    Best idea! I think my girlfriend would die if I was to win these tickets!

  82. Vincent Talavera

    sounds like fun hope I win

  83. Wyn

    Caroling and seeing the city…..HECK YEA!

  84. Jessica D

    I’m forwarding this to my husband as a Christmas ‘hint’ – it sounds like a blast! The light displays are my absolute favorite thing to attend over the holidays. What a great idea to combine them into a night of fun!!!

  85. Melissa H

    Sounds like so much fun, my mom is coming to town and we’d love to go

  86. Lisa Y

    This would be fun for my 5 month old.

  87. Julie Paulson

    That’s a good Christmas gift. I hope I win it.

  88. Jaime

    Wow, this sounds very cool! Christmas is definitely hands down my favourite time of the year!

  89. TY

    this would be an awesome experience!

  90. Shaun

    Sounds Awesome! Merry Christmas!

  91. Kris

    Wow, I’d be surprised if my wife didn’t email me this as a hint… she loves Christmas light displays!

  92. Raina Beeksma

    That would be so fun!!!!!!

  93. Teri

    Wow! combining all the activities I love to do at Christmas…sing carols, see the lights, Van Dusen gardens. Would love to try it!

  94. Anny

    Ohhh I like this. Sounds really fun :D

  95. Linda

    Singing, lights, and the festive spirit. A perfect combination!

  96. I absolutely LOVE karaoke and festivities!! This sounds like such a fabulous event to check out. Thank you for giving us a chance to win tickets!

  97. kristyn

    Another amazing example of the wonderful attractions on offer in Vancouver. I would love to spend a chilly evening with my boyfriend and a cup of hot chocolate while gleefully belting out some festive tunes ;) Don’t want to miss out on this ride!:)

  98. Elaine

    What a great idea. A win win for everyone-a donation to the burn fund and a fabulous Christmas event to enjoy.

  99. kirn

    Hey my mom and I were wondering what kind of christmas shanigans we were going to get into on Friday…This so works!!!

  100. Tabatha swadron

    Happy holidays


    What a venue to foster the holiday spirit! I love it!

  102. Byron Barnes

    Coming from Seattle, this sounds like a festive must do!!!
    What a way to celebrate and visit the great city of Vancouver!

  103. Byron Barnes

    Oops, goofed on my email address…so here I am again…

    Coming from Seattle, this sounds like a festive must do!!!
    What a way to celebrate and visit the great city of Vancouver!

  104. stephanie

    This is Amazing! What a way to see Vancouver during the holiday season! =)

  105. Andrew

    Happy Krumbus

  106. Bala Meenakshi

    This is the first christmas for me & my husband in Vancouver.. would love to take this tour on christmas eve…

  107. Vince

    Time to deck the halls, hang your stockings, sing your carols and serve those eggnogs! Merry Christmas!

  108. Rochelle

    I’m flying up from LA on Monday to spend Christmas week with my mom … this looks like a perfect day for us to take in the beauty of the season! Merry Christmas.

  109. May

    Nice Bus
    Merry Christmas!!

  110. Trish K

    I am so ready to rock this caroling bus! Lets get Rockin around the Christmas tree!

  111. Jocey

    We three (oops, two) Kings from the North Shore….

  112. tania

    Happy holidays….. or how we said in mexico feliz navidad

  113. Tracy

    Look likes fun :D

  114. Amy T

    That sounds like fun.

  115. Jiaojiao Zhang

    Merry Christmas!

  116. carolyn

    What a wonderful way to experience Christmas in Vancouver :o)

  117. Chelle

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  118. KP

    would like to take a girl i like from Cali to showcase our city! shes coming to visit me this xmas =)

  119. Andrea

    ho ho ho and merry christmas :)

  120. au c.

    feliz navidad!

  121. Laurie Cottingham

    Merry Christmas to my dear sister Amy, my brother-in-law Jorge, and my adorable little nephew Jon Miguel…if I win ! Cheers, Laurie

  122. Cathy Ebbehoj

    How exciting I love Christmas, I love to sing. What a better way than to get into the spirit of the holidays

  123. Amy

    I’d love to take my mom!

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  126. Seyfi

    wow. I love VAncouver!

  127. Sounds like the perfect way to see all the beautiful holiday displays!

  128. Tina

    sounds like a lot of fun :)

  129. Melissa ong

    Pls pls pls….

  130. harkamal

    Marry christmas to all……………ready for this joyful journey.

  131. Alice C

    Sounds like lots of fun! Count me in!

  132. We’d love to win this! My husband and I both like to ham it up with song, so we wouldn’t be shy about singing on that tram!

  133. This sounds amazing! I love sing alongs and the Vancouver Trolley Company’s would be perfect for that. Not to mention I’d love to visit Bright Nights at Stanley Park, VanDusen Gardens and the Vancouver Christmas Market too!

  134. Kristina

    Merry Christmas!!!

  135. Jane

    Please, please pick me. I am from the interior and am picking my daughter up at the ferry and we are going to spend a few days on a limited budget with my sister. It would be so wonderful to do this!

  136. suzan

    i would love to win this and take my mom !!!! making memories

  137. shirley

    What a festive way to take in the xmas sights!

  138. Marlene

    I love the trolley, only been on the day tour of the beautiful city, would love to see the city at night with all the festive lights. Your drivers are are wonderful, well informed, courteous, very professional.

  139. BJ

    My 82 year-old Gran isn’t gonna freak when she hears about this karaoke tour!

  140. LUCY

    I have never been on a trolley tour before and being the Christmas season this sounds like a lot of fun and a nice way to get into the Christmas spirit.

  141. angela mckeown

    we love the Christmas market, i can’t wait to go on the carousel! Merry Christmas :-)

  142. R.Wiggers

    I love to see the lights again,

    because I have Visitors hier from Germany.Thank You.

  143. Anna

    Sounds like lots of fun :D

  144. brooke

    LOVE VANCITY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  145. Kay

    no posts since 2011
    Are you still operating? ? ? ?


  147. Melanie

    I just moved here from Calgary to be with my family in their time of need. What a great way to spend an evening! I can’t wait! By the way I sound like a goose when I sing!